Tweed Valley Road Trip – Part 1

13/01/2017, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Road Trips

Tucked away between the bohemia of Byron Bay and the glitz of the Gold Coast, the Tweed Valley is a voluptuous landscape that rolls out bewitching volcanic vistas, picturesque heritage villages and pandanus framed beaches.   Driving up from Sydney gives us the opportunity to feel the scenery get lusher and the rivers wider.   […] full post

Sultry summer road trip – Melbourne to Adelaide

29/12/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Road Trips

If you prefer hot dry weather and stunning coastlines, then a road trip from Melbourne to Adelaide ticks all the right boxes. The trip takes five days which leaves two days for leisurely return drive to Melbourne. Day 1 Melbourne to Lorne Pick up your Redspot rental from Melbourne Airport or Little Collins Street and […] full post

Explore Surfers Paradise with Redspot

08/11/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Press

After recently attending the Redspot annual managers’ conference at Surfers Paradise, I was genuinely impressed by this iconic Australian holiday destination. Surfers Paradise is definitely Queensland’s events and entertainment capital. Affordable airfares and a plethora of accommodation styles, the numerous amenities, plus the free community events throughout the year cater for all tastes and travel […] full post

A season of regional art – Ballarat

25/10/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides

Only one hour’s drive west of Melbourne, Ballarat is fast becoming a melting pot of art and culture and this spring season you can discover why. As well as hosting the prestigious Archibald Prize for a second year running, the city is home to one of the country’s most iconic theatres, a thriving live music […] full post

Redspot is now open in Auckland

13/10/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Road Trips

To celebrate opening our doors in Auckland, we believe a bit of holiday enticement is in order. The Auckland to Auckland via the volcanic plateau will open your eyes to what a fabulous and diverse land sits on Australia’s doorstep and we guarantee after this trip you’ll be back for more. Day One/Two – Auckland/Wakheke […] full post

Kia Ora Cuz!

25/08/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides

Queenstown is undoubtedly one of New Zealand’s most popular tourist destinations. Surrounded by mountains and sitting on the shore of Lake Wakatipu, this stunning location is famous for its magnificent scenery, world-class amenities and a plethora of activities and sight-seeing options. Redspot Car Rentals can make your next Queenstown holiday even more enjoyable with affordable […] full post

Western Australia Wild Flower Power

09/08/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Road Trips

Western Australia is perfect for road trips any time of year, but throw in sweeping carpets of dazzling wildflowers against big blue skies, rugged national parks and stunning coastlines, and NOW is the perfect time to visit. Book a Redspot Enterprise car and go on an amazing road trip. Redspot has two WA locations – […] full post

Explore Darwin in ‘the Dry’

06/07/2016, brad.aldcroft Location Guides

The ‘Top End’ of Australia, has a tropical climate, and two distinct seasons: the ‘Wet’ and the ‘Dry’. The ‘Dry’ season, from May until October, is characterised by warm, dry sunny days and cool nights, plus lower humidity and mild temperatures (21C (70F) to 32C (90F). These conditions make for a delightful holiday, but if […] full post

NYE Road Trip Escapes

24/12/2015, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Road Trips

Had enough of the fireworks, the crowds and the slow trip home? There are other ways to celebrate and welcome in the new year – far away from the maddening crowds and big city celebrations. Sound good? Here are three cool NYE road trips you may want to consider: 1. Sydney to The Three Sisters, […] full post

Road Trips out of Cairns

14/12/2015, brad.aldcroft Location Guides Road Trips

Hit the road and explore the best that Cairns has to offer. From the stunning coast road, to Port Douglas to the serenity-blessed Cape Tribulation there’s so much to see and do in and around Cairns. And of course the best way to see what’s on offer is to hit the road and go exploring. […] full post